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Paytm set to offer news, short videos and live TV from September

Paytm is looking to increase user engagement on the app.

Microsoft admits contractors listen to Skype, Cortana chats

The revelation came after Motherboard found contractors were listening to audio from both Skype and Cortana, including sensitive and personal conversations of Microsoft customers.

OYO to invest €300 million to strengthen presence in European vacation rental market

OYO aims to expand its vacation rental management service business in Europe under OYO Home, Belvilla, Danland, and Dancenter brands.

HTC returns to India, launches ‘Wildfire X’ with triple camera setup

The smartphone is being launched through InOne Smart Technology, the official licensee of HTC Corporation.

Flipkart to revamp its 2GUD platform into unbranded lifestyle and fashion portal

2GUD was launched last year as a platform for refurbished phones.

OYO to invest Rs 100 crore in Visakhapatnam to expand operations

This investment will go towards capex, infrastructure and talent.

Amazon in advanced talks to buy 10% stake in Future Retail

The deal is expected to be closed in another 10 days.

Nissan partners with Zoomcar in Bengaluru to offer ‘Nissan KICKS’ on leasing program

The Zoomcar Leasing Program will enable customers to subscribe the KICKS for a minimum period of six months with attractive monthly subscription package.

Cisco and TCS come together to renew focus on hybrid cloud platforms

TCS and Cisco will offer a software-defined approach to help enterprises adopt the Cloud through an easy transformation path by integrating the capability of Cisco ACI.

India sees record 36.9 million smartphone shipments in Q2

Chinese handset maker Xiaomi saw its shipment volume grow by 4.8 per cent (YoY) in Q2 while Samsung registered a strong 16.6 per cent (YoY) growth.